Skill Building for Family Historians


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Our courses and workshops cover a range of topics, all designed to give you essential information and strategies to build your skills and conduct your family history research in a logical and successful way.

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Our live virtual courses can be taken anywhere in the world, giving you a cross-cultural perspective and the opportunity to network with people from around the globe.

Our highly-respected and experienced educators provide advanced learning opportunities to take your family history research skills to the next level.

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Choose one of our upcoming courses and take your genealogy skills to another level!

DNA: Chromosome Mapping

In this workshop, Michelle Leonard will explain all you need to know to be successful with chromosome mapping - from understanding DNA segment data, to populating your chromosome map and using it to help make family history breakthroughs.

Professional Genealogy:
Diversifying for Income Growth

Discover how to expand your genealogy business and increase your earnings. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced genealogists, this workshop, with Melissa Barker,  is all about exploring new income avenues beyond the more traditional client research.

Advanced AI for Family History

Explore the transformative power of AI in genealogy with our specialised courses, designed for flexibility and depth. You can choose one course, or both and save $30 USD. Each course, taught by Fiona Brooker and Andrew Redfern, stands on its own, providing unique insights and advanced techniques, but together, they create a comprehensive journey through the world of AI-enhanced Family history research.

Design Mastery:
Transforming Professional Resources Using Canva

Whether you want to develop captivating workbooks, syllabus and handouts, or refine your overall brand aesthetics, this workshop with Cathie Sherwood is designed to propel your professional image to new heights. Create work products that reflect you.

Brick Wall Flash Mob

Encountered an obstacle (or two) in your family history research? Imagine a dynamic team of genealogy experts (Robbie Johnson and Sue McNelly) ready to demolish that barrier! Join our interactive workshop designed to tackle your genealogical challenges and contribute to helping others to solve their brick walls.

Spreadsheet Mastery:
Advanced Tools for Family History

Dive into advanced techniques with Fiona Brooker to organise, analyse, and visualise your genealogical data effectively. Unlock the potential of spreadsheets to streamline your research, manage vast amounts of information, and uncover hidden connections in your ancestry.

Immersive DNA Case Studies Workshop with Michelle Leonard

If you have an adoption, unknown parentage, misattributed parentage or any other unknown ancestor mystery to solve, then this course, taught by Michelle Leonard, will help teach you the techniques you'll require in a practical and (we hope) fun way. Even if you don't have a specific mystery to solve, working through these case studies will improve your understanding of how to identify your DNA matches and confirm your family tree.

What people are saying about Family History Academy

Thanks so much for all your work in putting together such great programs with so many well-respected instructors.

Melanie H

I never write thank you notes after webinars or classes, (maybe I should). But I just had to write and tell you what an outstanding event the workshop was. I learned so much, and really enjoyed the hands on exercises.

Juanita B

The Essential Speaker Skills Workshop is a fabulously informative course.
Learning new facets of the speaking world stretched me and made me appreciative of the endless hours of preparation required.

Sharron G